AEW President Tony Khan is famous for a variety of reasons. His passion for professional wrestling is well known by now as well. He also hates avoidable botches a lot.
Botches in professional wrestling are commonplace. AEW is certainly not immune to botches, as there have been quite a few embarrassing botches in the company over the past few years.
While speaking with Josh Martinez of Z100, Tony Khan, who is also Jacksonville Jaguars Chief Football Strategy Officer, stated that he finds avoidable botches in pro wrestling more frustrating than not getting desirable NFL draft picks.
“I think when there’s an avoidable botch because that’s part of the draft process and you have to be ready for that. You don’t control what happens in the draft. There’s 31 other teams and you can’t take it for granted. That’s happened many times, a player that I really was wanting us to draft, and they get picked right before we pick. Or even a player I wanted to sign in undrafted free agency and they’re one of the final picks in the draft. So then, you know, you’re pulling your hair out. A lot of times it does work out. More often than not they don’t get picked.
The odds are there’s so many players out there that that’s not what’s gonna happen, especially as you get later in the draft. So it’s exciting. With avoidable stuff, that is more in your control. But you know, the one thing you don’t want in pro wrestling is for the fans to have a bad time. So I think in pro football, you’re playing 31 other NFL teams, and there’s so many great coaches and great players out there that so much is out of your control
The 2022 NFL Draft is set to take place on April 28th, where the Jacksonville Jaguars will be holding the first overall pick. We’ll have to see who gets picked in the end.
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